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Bernice Yuk Ngan Kau

Posted On January 29th, 2015 -

Jan. 1, 2015
Bernice Yuk Ngan Kau, 96, of Honolulu, a retired federal government clerk, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brother Robert “Bobby.” Visitation: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Episcopal Mass: 1 p.m. Burial: 2:15 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

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Sumiko Adams

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Jan. 18, 2015
Sumiko Adams, 90, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Wahiawa General Hospital Long Term Care. She was born in Chiba, Japan. Private services.

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Gloria Asae Kunioka

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Jan. 20, 2015
Gloria Asae Kunioka, 85, of Kailua, a nurse, died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Kevin Y., Brian “Jits” and David Y.; sister Leatrice Arakaki; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Keolu. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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John Kahookano Kahana Aipa

Posted On January 29th, 2015 -

Jan. 11, 2015
John Kahookano Kahana Aipa, 74, of Kaneohe, a retired Charley’s Taxi employee, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Jonathan I.; daughter Jodie Ann K. Aipa-Kane; brothers Daniel Meyer and Ronald Kim; sisters Alice Spencer, Rebecca Kamakeeaina, Blanche Sifagaloa and Teuila, Viola and Eloise “Puanani” Aipa; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. Incorrect information in an obituary published Tuesday.

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Chiyoko Maeda

Posted On January 29th, 2015 -

Nov. 14, 2014
Chiyoko Maeda, 102, of Honolulu, retired officer of Maeda Fish Market, died in Hale Nani Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by son Hubert J.; daughters Alice K. Uyehara, Phyllis K. Goya, Janet A. Chinen, Karen F. Nakamatsu and Kathleen S. Lee; sisters Charlotte Higa, Evelyn Sasaki and Janet Look; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Kiyomi Akagi

Posted On January 29th, 2015 -

Jan. 2, 2015
Kiyomi Akagi, 93, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. She was born in Eleele, Kauai. She is survived by sons Wayne T., Marvin and Wayne K.; daughters Suzette Kawahara, Colleen Mow and Lynette Nakamura; sister Aiko Tobosa; 13 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and 14 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Ruth Sayo Miyasato

Posted On January 29th, 2015 -

Jan. 9, 2015
Ruth Sayo Miyasato, 88, of Pearl City, a homemaker, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Makawao, Maui. She is survived by sons Eric, Miles, Clinton, Robert and Stacy; 10 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Charles A. Burghardt

Posted On January 29th, 2015 -

Dec. 29, 2014
Charles A. Burghardt, 88, of Wahiawa, a retired Army lieutenant colonel who served in the Korean and Vietnam wars, and a retired construction surveillance technician for Austin Tsutsumi & Associates, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Greenfield, Ill. He is survived by wife Susane Pasco; daughters Marie and Emma Burghardt, and Claudia Hernandez; sons Charles “Chuck” and James “Jimmy”; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at Schofield Barracks Post Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.

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George Akira Nishimori

Posted On January 29th, 2015 -

Jan. 11, 2015
George Akira “Andy” Nishimori, 73, of Paauhau, Hawaii, a retired Hamakua Sugar Co. factory mechanic, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. He was born in Paauhau. He is survived by brothers Masayoshi and Yoshio; and sisters Mae Walter, Florence Higa, Sonja Gumbs and Jane Miyasaki. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Mauro Cacalda Busine

Posted On January 29th, 2015 -

Jan. 5, 2015
Mauro Cacalda Busine, 84, of Honolulu, a self-employed income tax preparer for Busine Income Tax Service, and a U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service interpreter, assistant and preparer, died in Honolulu. He was born in Cuyapo, Nueva Ecija, Philippines. He is survived by daughter Annabelle B. Dapar. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Rosary: 9:30 a.m. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Greenhaven Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Dorene Inez Ostrowski

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Jan. 16, 2015
Dorene Inez Ostrowski, 83, of Ewa Beach died in Hale Nani Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. She was born in Milwaukee. She is survived by husband Nestor M.; sons Jesse W., Robert A. and Dean N.; brother Eugene Ulrich; nine grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Services at a later date. Online condolences: leewardfuneralhome.com.

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Mario Lutrania Dela Cruz

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Dec. 31, 2014
Mario Lutrania Dela Cruz, 60, of Waipahu, an employee of Host Marriott Services at Honolulu Airport, died in Aiea. He was born in Asingan, Pangasinan, Philippines. He is survived by wife Shirley Maria Villota, sons Brian V. and Mark Harvy V., daughter Rizza Ann V., brothers Elviro L. and Romeo L., sister Loretta D. Beltran and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Gail Roberts Rillon

Posted On January 29th, 2015 -

Jan. 14, 2015
Gail Roberts Rillon, 60, of Hilo died in Pohai Malama. She was born in California. She is survived by daughter Sarah Coonrod-McClellan, brother Brad Roberts and sister Andrea Skye. No services. Online condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com.

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Daniel dela Torre

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Jan. 24, 2015
Daniel dela Torre, 87, of Kapaa, Kauai, formerly of Kekaha, a retired Kekaha Sugar Co. controller, died in Garden Isle Health Care. He was born in Kekaha. He is survived by wife Josephine “Sefa,” daughter Alison Fernandes, son Gary, brother Jody, sister Lillian Whalers, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at St. Catherine Catholic Church. Mass: 11 a.m.

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Charlotte Kam Oi Robertson

Posted On January 29th, 2015 -

Jan. 8, 2015
Charlotte Kam Oi Robertson, 72, of Waimanalo, a federal government accounting technician, died in Waimanalo. She was born in Haleiwa. She is survived by son Robert Castillo; daughters Cathy and Cheryl Castillo, and Lani Castillo Carbajal; brothers George Fong and George, Franklin, Chester, Douglas, Michael, Matthew and Melvin Young; sisters Carnation Harvest, Lily Takamori and Molly Young; 13 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Valley of the Temples chapel. Services: 11:30 a.m. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Harue Hasegawa Endo

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Jan. 17, 2015
Harue Hasegawa “Joan” Endo, 80, of Kamuela, Hawaii, a homemaker and owner of the former Ole’ Fashions, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by daughters Caryn Sumic-Brittain and Joy Hoyle, son Mark, hanai daughter Kapiolani Tachera, brother Mitsuo Hasegawa, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire.

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Choji Shimabukuro

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Jan. 19, 2015
Choji Shimabukuro, 93, of Eleele, Kauai, a McBryde Sugar Co. employee, died in Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. He was born in Koloa, Kauai. He is survived by wife Shizuko, son George, daughters Charlotte Yasumoto and Jo Ann Harada, sisters Yoshiko Shimabukuro and Takeko Oyakawa, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Vanessa Ferolino

Posted On January 29th, 2015 -

Jan. 20, 2015
Vanessa Ferolino, 47, of Waimanalo, a medical receptionist for the office of Dr. Michael Yee, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Allen J. and Michael A. Gashwytewa; parents Gabriel Sr. and Norberta; sisters Laura Yamamoto, Melissa Ferolino and Pelita Yamada; and brother Gabriel Jr. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at St. George Catholic Church, Waimanalo. Celebration of life: 6:30 p.m. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Mary Elizabeth Struve

Posted On January 29th, 2015 -

Jan. 25, 2015
Mary Elizabeth Struve, 82, of Kailua, a retired Realtor associate, died in Kailua. She was born in Meridian, Miss. She is survived by husband Charles A., sons Kevin C. and Glenn A., daughter Elizabeth M. Marcom and 10 grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparmortuary.com.

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George Edward Gallagher

Posted On January 29th, 2015 -

Jan. 13, 2015
George Edward Gallagher, 79, of Honolulu, a retired tour guide for Trans Hawaiian Touring Co. and a Marine Corps veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Newark, N.J. He is survived by wife Ruth; sons George Jr., Paul, Ian and Kevin; daughters Petra Pombo and Marie Cox; brother Charles; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. at Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. Inurnment: 11 a.m. Feb. 5 at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Yuki Lin Su

Posted On January 29th, 2015 -

Jan. 22, 2015
Yuki Lin Su, 84, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Taipei, Taiwan. She is survived by sons Ricky and Wei Chih Lin; daughters Kathy H. Dahl, Katie Huiching Lin and Hui Lung Lin King; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Inurnment: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Donations suggested to Hawaii Buddhist Cultural Society. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Betty S. Hiromura

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Jan. 16, 2015
Betty S. Hiromura, 99, of Honolulu, a retired state Department of Education cook, died at home. She was born in Papaaloa, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Asamitsu, son Elmer, daughter Ruby, sister Myrtle Nakasato, two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Franco Luigi Troi

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Jan. 21, 2015
Monsignor Franco Luigi Troi, 75, of Honolulu, a priest with the Roman Catholic Diocese of Honolulu, and parochial vicar at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa, died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Belluno, Italy. He is survived by brother Carlo. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa. Mass: 11 a.m. Inurnment in Italy. Online condolences: diamondheadmortuary.net.

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Maria Yadao Ines

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Jan. 19, 2015
Maria Yadao Ines, also known as “Mary” and “Caring,” 92, of Waipahu, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Sinait, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by sons Gabriel and Roger Peralta, and Peter Ines; daughters Pattie Vegas, Helen Cordeiro and Julielea Dildy; sister Margarita Amian; 13 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, Ewa Beach. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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David Ung

Posted On January 29th, 2015 -

Jan. 10, 2015
David Ung, 67, of Mountain View, Hawaii, a retired Army veteran, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Tai Ung and Shawn Symones; daughter Kristina Symones; mother Loretta; brothers Gary and Jeffrey Ung, and Ronald Chong; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at East Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Additional information for an obituary published Tuesday.

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Elaine Emiko Isobe

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Dec. 15, 2014
Elaine Emiko Isobe, 83, of Honolulu, a retired state engineering drafting technician, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband James Y., son Stillman Guy, daughter Paula, brother David Hamasaki and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Arthur Wo Yee

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Jan. 6, 2015
Arthur Wo Yee, 98, of Honolulu, a retired state building inspector, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Stephen; daughters Lorna Tam Ho, Dyane Sih and Daphne Yee; brother Donald; sisters Violet Schmidt and Florence Smith; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11:15 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Peni Lavakeiaho Tokelau Fifita

Posted On January 28th, 2015 -

Jan. 16, 2015
Peni Lavakeiaho Tokelau Fifita, 83, of Hilo, a retired Free Church of Tonga minister, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Haapai, Tonga. He is survived by wife Masela; sons Ofa, Isileli, Uasi and Sione; daughters Pelela, Makasini and Kaneisini; and 13 grandchildren. Visitation: 7 a.m. Saturday at Free Church of Tonga, off Kaloli Drive. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima Section.

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Eleanor Ann Arrojo

Posted On January 28th, 2015 -

Jan. 23, 2015
Eleanor Ann Arrojo, 67, of Lihue, a retired early-education teacher at Immaculate Conception, St. Catherine and Holy Cross schools, and at Kauai Economic Opportunity, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Donald G.; sons Michael and Randy Manuwa, and Jon Arrojo; daughter Melissa; brothers Alan, Steven and Sidney “Nani” Manosa; sisters Theresa “Joyce” Magdadaro and Diane Barbadillo; and 10 grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church, Pearl City. Mass: 10 a.m. Additional services to be held Feb. 7 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Lihue, times to be announced. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Marion Kaihikapuonalani Vasconcellos

Posted On January 28th, 2015 -

Jan. 10, 2015
Marion Kaihikapuonalani Vasconcellos, 96, of Hawaii, a state Department of Education teacher, died in Arcadia Retirement Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by grandson Kaipo Kamai and granddaughters Kiilani H. Spencer and Sarah M.K. Vasconcellos. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Star of the Sea Church. Services:\0x200811 a.m. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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